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Apply to become a student representative!


Do you want to influence the university’s facility arrangements, IT services or the university’s libraries? Are you interested in developing the teaching of the Language Centre or the Open University? Several student representative positions are now open in the boards of different units that serve the entire university!

At this very moment HYY is searching new student representatives to several positions in university decision making. Please note that several of these positions require some Finnish skills, as the administrative language of the Boards is Finnish.

Board of the Open University

Board of the Helsinki University Library

Board of the National Library

Board of the Language Centre

Board of the IT Centre

Facilities Committee

There are other student representative positions open right now:

Board of the Aleksanteri Institute

Board of the FInnish Museum of Natural History

Board of the Research Collegium (for doctoral students)

You'll find more information about the open positions as well as instrutions to apply for them at The application period ends Mon 5 Febuary 2018 at 2PM. You can also ask for more information from our specialist in higher education policy Jenna Sorjonen, 0503255202, jenna.sorjonen(at)